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Daniel White - Elgin, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 34° 51.285 W 087° 24.654
16S E 462438 N 3857012
Quick Description: Daniel White, native of North Carolina, purchased land here in 1818, and established a home and stagecoach stop, "Wayside Inn" on the North side of the highway from this site.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 10/13/2013 5:55:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ976
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Daniel White historical marker is a standard Alabama Historical Association metal marker with the Alabama flag in an oval at the top. It is located at the Barkley Cemetery on US Hwy 72. The marker was placed by the Alabama Historical Association.
Marker Name: Daniel White

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information::
Marker Text: Daniel White Settled Here in 1818 Daniel White, native of North Carolina, purchased land here in 1818, a year before Alabama became a state. His home and stagecoach stop, "Wayside Inn" was a large two~ story log house located on the North side of the highway from this site. In 1834 he set aside the original two acres in this burial ground for a church and cemetery. Daniel White and his wife, Margaret, are believed to be buried here. Also buried here is a son, Sherwood White, who operated a grist mill on Second Creek a few miles west of Rogersville.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 2001

Marker Number: None

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